Electronics & Communication Engineering.

The department of Electronics and Communications Engineering was established in the year 1997 with an intake of 60 students for an Under-graduate program. The intake was enhanced to 180 students in the year 2012. The department also offers a post-graduate program – M.Tech. in Digital Electronics and Communication Engineering stream. The UG course was accredited twice by National Board of Accreditation for 3 years in 2017 & 2021, NAAC for 5 years in 2018 and UGC AUTONOMOUS for 10 years in 2018.

The department of ECE is headed by Dr. K.Ragini, a compelling personality with a progressive vision, who has 26 years of vast teaching experience. The department has 39 dedicated and experienced teaching faculty with 10 Doctorates, 3 faculty have submitted their Ph.D.thesis, 15 are pursuing Ph.D. at reputed universities – IITKGP, IIITH, NITW, OU and KLU. Department has well qualified 10 non-teaching staff. Faculty have received 17 Awards which includes Best Teacher Award, Best Researcher Award, NPTEL Discipline Award and Best IETE student forum (ISF) coordinator Award for consecutive 2 years.

The department has sixteen established laboratories –  Python Programming, Computer Networks, Basic Simulation, Microprocessors & Microcontrollers, ARM MPDSP(PG), Electronic Devices & Circuits,  Analog Circuits, Digital Electronics & Logic Design, Analog & Digital Communications, Digital Signal Processing, Advanced Wireless Communication(PG,) e-CAD AND VLSI LAB, Digital System Design Lab (PG), Electronic Design Lab, Microwave Engineering Lab, Advanced Communication Networks Lab (PG) which are fully equipped with test & measuring equipment and trainers specially designed for the practical work. A total of 11 classrooms with a strength of 80 students for each class are provided in the department. The department is also equipped with an ultra-modern digital E-classroom equipped with 80 computer systems, smart board for interactive teaching.

The department has continuous involvement in Research & Development activities in form of submitting research proposals to various funding agencies namely, MODROBS-AICTE(3), AICTE-ATAL(12), DST(29), TSCOST(2), GOC(1)  and various other funding agencies and in conduction of workshops on latest technologies.  Department has obtained funding for 2 MODROBS, 3 AICTE-ATAL, 2 AICTE-ISTE, 1 AICTE-STTP,2 NITW, 2 JNTUH-TEQIP, 1 GOC, 6 GNITS-SEED projects and 2 Consultancy projects with a total funding of 70 Lakhs.

The faculty and students are regularly encouraged to attend workshops, training programs and internships to get trained themselves on current advancements in the field of electronics. The department has more than 200 publications in various national and international journals and conferences. As a proof of inflating the innovative ideas, the department has 15 patents under its banner. The department conducts various technical events to embolden the students through IETE Technical Association. 18 faculty members have IETE Professional Membership, 388 IETE student members, 8 faculty members have IEEE Membership, 13 faculty members have ISTE Membership and 5 faculty members have IEI membership in the department.

With a vision to uplift and augment the research spirit and innovations among faculty and students, the department has established 3 CoE namely CoE in Antenna Radiation pattern Analysis, CoE for Signal Processing and Machine Learning (CSPML), CoE in IoT, 1 JNTUH Research centre (JC Bose RC), with state of art facilities. R & D Equipment such as 2×2 MIMO SDR USRP 2944, USRP 2920, Vector Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Nexys 4 A7 FPGA boards, XILINX Vivado system edition 2018.1 version, NetSim, HFSS, LABVIEW, MATLAB Campus wide, Mentor graphics HEP1 and 2, LIDAR, RFID Reader, ADS 1198 kit for ECG, EKG interface board, Smart Vision Camera, GSM/GPRS module, Zoom H4N Handy Portable Digital Recorder, Intel® Real Sense™ depth camera D435i, NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit etc are available in CoEs, Research centre for students to explore in their projects. Department has designed and developed indigenous products like Automatic Hand Sanitizer, The THIRD EYE, Smart Bus Tracking system using IoT. Further prototype development of coffee vending machine,  TENS Chronic Treatment, Mushroom cultivation using IoT, Automatic Pothole detection system, IoT based Noise Pollution Awareness system, Physical Video game, Microstrip Antenna development, Anti-Sleep Alarm for Drivers,  Fingerprint Based Exam Hall Authentication is carried out in the department.

Our students of ECE dept are well-placed in reputed  IT and Core companies  like Infosys, Micron, Deloitte, NCR, Accenture FSE, Quantium Analytics, Ford, Optum, Colruyt, Value Labs, Synopsis etc. Some of them are pursuing M.Tech, MBA and MS courses in India & abroad. Also M.Tech students are placed in Infosys, L&T, Thomson Reuters, Amazon, Soctronics etc. Highest package of 23 lakhs was obtained for a  student placed in Silicon Labs.

67 present final year students are placed with 76 multiple offers in reputed IT and Core companies through campus recruitment. ECE students are placed in companies namely  Infosys, Accenture, Virtusa, ADP, LVL7, silicon Labs, Micron, Synopsis, Ford Business Solutions, AT & T, APTIV, State Street, OpenText, Flipkart, PWC, Skillsoft,Blue Yonder, Value labs and many more. Four students are placed in flipkart with a 16.5 lakhs package. 

The ECE Dept is focused on Teaching Learning Process,  Upskilling of the students in latest Technology and work on developing  Innovative Projects.